Praying with Paul: 'Nothing between God and Me'

Saturday, April 17, 2021

1 Corinthians 10:14-22

Dear Father,

Never let an idol stand between me and you. I am not stronger than you. I don't want to provoke you to jealousy.

Help me to understand that while "all things are lawful," all things are not helpful.

Let everything I do, whether working or resting, eating or drinking, be done for your glory.

May I never worship myself, live for myself, or strive to please myself. I want to worship you, to live for you, to please you.

In the name of Jesus and in reliance upon his example I ask this. Amen.

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Nothing between God and Me — 1 Corinthians 10:14-22

About This Devotional

Eldon Degge turns the apostle Paul's writings into daily, powerful prayers.

Heartlight appreciates Eldon Degge and Meridian Publishing for permission to make this available on our website. Praying with Paul is also available as a book.